• US Open QF Preview: CoCo and Keys go for American semifinal sweep
US Open QF Preview: CoCo and Keys go for American semifinal sweep

Kvitova has won four of her previous five matches against Williams. "I worked hard to come back and be here". Kvitova said: "It wasn't enough but it was pretty close, pretty intense". "I don't play almost as much as some of my contemporaries, but this year when I have played, it's definitely been quality tennis. I don't think there is any bette...

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  • Kenya Supreme Court cancels election results
Kenya Supreme Court cancels election results

Worldwide observers had said they saw no sign of manipulation of voting and tallying at polling stations. Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga . A visibly fuming Kenyan president on Saturday hit out at judges' annulment of last month's poll results, which frustrated his hopes of reelection to a second term.

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  • 'Humankind is insensitive' to Myanmar violence: Erdogan
'Humankind is insensitive' to Myanmar violence: Erdogan

He said they may have been on a boat that capsized trying to make it across the river to Bangladesh . Late a year ago United Nations investigators detailed mass rapes, killings, brutal beatings, the torching of homes and forced disappearances by Myanmar security forces.

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  • Cramped Quarters At Houston Convention Center
Cramped Quarters At Houston Convention Center

One person said she had only gotten one meal Monday while watching others take several helpings of food. Risky rescues went on through the night. Exhausted of sitting indoors, Rosales and Britny Mitchell, a 19-year-old volunteer, set up a makeshift nail salon outside an emergency shelter Monday where almost 200 people have sought refuge since tro...

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  • US Open: Roger Federer survives scare to reach Round 2
US Open: Roger Federer survives scare to reach Round 2

For his entry into the field, Nadal was scheduled, as it should be, compared to its rank on the stadium Arthur-Ashe, monumental with its 22 000 seats and equipped from 2016 a retractable roof. The 15th seed will next meet either Tatjana Maria or Ashley Kratzer in the second round, after their match was affected by heavy rain in NY. "You see other s...

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  • This is what South Texas looks like the day after Harvey hit
This is what South Texas looks like the day after Harvey hit

Harvey is forecast to stay at tropical storm strength over the same general area through Wednesday at least. Mainers could see a price hike at the gas pump. Harvey is expected to slow down and "meander" over southeastern Texas through the middle of next week, forecasters said. Hurricane Harvey as it approaches the Texas coast.

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  • Zinke Set to Reveal Decision on Fate of National Monuments
Zinke Set to Reveal Decision on Fate of National Monuments

But it declined to make them public or offer a timetable for when it would take action. Zinke's recommendation that no monuments be eliminated did not calm environmental groups, who have been outspoken in their opposition to a review. "However, having conducted the review". That citation was also part of an April resolution calling for support ...

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  • Convenience Store In Massachusetts Sells Winning Powerball Ticket
Convenience Store In Massachusetts Sells Winning Powerball Ticket

Some say it's a chance they're willing to take. But since there was a victor, the jackpot will reset to $40 million. "If you want to have a better odds of not sharing the jackpot if you win, it's better to choose larger numbers", she said.

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  • How to check if your eclipse glasses are approved for Monday
How to check if your eclipse glasses are approved for Monday

That makes the volunteer state a prime destination. "They don't repeat on a time schedule like the seasons of the year", he adds. Stores like Hunstsville's Star Market have been shipping cases in nearly daily, only to see them go right back out the door.

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  • Eight French citizens seriously injured in Barcelona attack
Eight French citizens seriously injured in Barcelona attack

Two sources in direct contact with USA counterterrorism officials say the events in Spain over the last 24 hours make them fear that this is only the beginning of a series of ISIS attacks across Europe. Australia also says three of its citizens were injured, one seriously. A third man was arrested in the town of Ripoll on Friday. Since July 201...

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  • U.S. imperialism and threat of nuclear war against North Korea
U.S. imperialism and threat of nuclear war against North Korea

When asked to clarify if the United States would have to get permission from South Korea before any sort of strike against the North, Nauert only responded, "South Korea is an ally of ours; and as we do with our allies and friends, we pledge to protect them as well".

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  • Just-war tests not met in North Korea situation, ethicists say
Just-war tests not met in North Korea situation, ethicists say

And while he probably did not hide in a rabbit hole like Saddam, the experience undoubtedly rubbed off on his son and current North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un . Other U.S. Presidents have "rattled the saber" when it came to identifying the threat to American and free world interests and spoken directly about the danger at hand.

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  • Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly to meet on Friday
Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly to meet on Friday

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has rejected allegations that his government inflated turnout figures from its constituent assembly election. Maduro has said the new assembly will begin to govern within a week. Maduro has decreed a ban on protests during and after the vote, threatening prison terms of up to 10 years.

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  • Trump supporters in Georgia
Trump supporters in Georgia "soul searching" after Obamacare vote

Three Republicans joined with all Democrats to reject the amendment, which would have repealed a mandate that most individuals get health insurance and suspended a requirement that large companies provide coverage to their employees. George Gresham, president of 1199 SEIU United health care Workers East, said that his union is ready to mobilize des...

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  • Trump makes veiled threat to GOP on Obamacare
Trump makes veiled threat to GOP on Obamacare

His comments followed several Republican senators who said earlier Thursday that they wouldn't vote for a so-called "skinny" health care bill unless if went to conference committee for changes. "A balanced risk pool requires enrollment of healthy individuals to keep premiums affordable and stable", Shari Westerfield, vice president of the academy...

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  • This Jaguar did the world's largest barrel roll
This Jaguar did the world's largest barrel roll

If the success of the F Pace is anything to go by we, and Jaguar expect the E Pace to be the company's biggest selling model, marking Jaguar out as an SUV manufacturer with a sideline in sports saloons and coupes. Under the skin, the E-Pace comes with Jaguar's Ingenium engines - mounted transversely - with an initial choice of 150PS, 180PS an...

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  • Cubs acquire pitcher Jose Quintana from the White Sox
Cubs acquire pitcher Jose Quintana from the White Sox

Sale and Quintana, while both excellent left-handed starters in the primes of their careers, are very different animals. When a major trade goes down, there are always a healthy amount of goodbye and hello from each squad on Social Media.

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  • India's Modi heads to Israel, lifting the curtain on close ties
India's Modi heads to Israel, lifting the curtain on close ties

Prime Minister Naredra Modi is on a three-day tour to Israel . In an April visit to Saudi Arabia and a June visit to the USA, the Indian prime minister announced greater intelligence sharing with both countries. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu received him at Tel-Aviv airport as a grand welcome was given to the Indian PM. Ahead of Modi's v...

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  • 'School's out' as Horn, Pacquiao make weight
'School's out' as Horn, Pacquiao make weight

Once he was considered the number one fighter atop boxing's pound-for-pound list, and now, as he enters the bout with Jeff Horn , his name isn't among the top 10. However, Horn has wins over veterans Randall Bailey and Ali Funeka, but even at 38, Pacquiao poses the sort of threat the likes of which Horn has never seen.

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  • Parliament lights up as politicos arrive for midnight GST rollout
Parliament lights up as politicos arrive for midnight GST rollout

Exports will be treated as zero rated supplies which means no tax will be payable on exports of goods or services. What does global implementation of GST say about GDP claims? That is the real meaning of the cooperative federalism. "It is a tribute the maturity and wisdom of India's democracy", President Mukherjee said. He appreciated the eff...

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  • Pelosi And Schumer Are Good For GOP
Pelosi And Schumer Are Good For GOP

The top three House Democrats are now Pelosi, who is 77; Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer, who is 78; and South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn, who is 76. Yet each time , Republicans beat back the advances. Why, for instance, are Democrats not offering their own blueprint for how healthcare needs to be tweaked and what could be done within the Obamaca...

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  • Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'
Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Senate Republicans are adamant about repealing the surtax and have offered $110 million in additional education funding , though they are vague about the source of this money. Democrats are ripping Republicans for keeping the bill under wraps. The failure led to a new version of the bill allowing states to opt out of several of its provisi...

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  • Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines
Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

He pulled out the Senate Republican bill . The senator also said that he wants to bring down insurance premiums, which the bill doesn't do. She's set to appear on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. He said the state's uninsured rate declined from 23% before the Affordable Care Act to 11 or 12% afterward. Susan Collins , R-Maine, said the centri...

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  • Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

And she remains the party's most prodigious fundraiser, bringing in $567.9 million for the party since she joined leadership in 2002. Initially, Ossoff's mantra was "Make Trump Furious". "I'm very proud to represent San Francisco in the Congress", affirmed Pelosi. He predicted crowded, messy Democratic primaries in the most competitive seats.

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  • Tubelight Review: Salman is a shot-down star in his one!
Tubelight Review: Salman is a shot-down star in his one!

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, Tubelight suffers from an overdose of saccharine sweetness and a Salman Khan avatar that tries desperately to be loveable and endearing. To say honestly, many find him the "Hero" of the Tubelight . Salman and his co-star Anushka Sharma were appreciated for their performances in Sultan .

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  • North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

Throngs of mourners paid their final respects to Otto Warmbier Thursday at a public funeral at the high school he attended near Cincinnati. Portman was quoted as telling reporters that Warmbier was an "amazing young man" and North Korea must be held accountable for his death.

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  • In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump
In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump

Handel's handy victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff follows GOP special election wins in Kansas, Montana and SC. Republicans , Trump said , are now 5-0. But while Republicans were facing a sobering reminder of their president's poor approval ratings, Handel steadied the ship in a district that only narrowly backed Trump in last November's...

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  • Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia
Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

At 11:31 p.m., the office of the Georgia Secretary of State confirmed that, with 100 percent of all precincts reporting, Handel had won by a 52.13 percent-47.87 percent margin. "And the issue of his residency started permeating". "The public is a lot smarter than people give them credit for", Bloomberg added. Ossoff's campaign raised $23.6 mill...

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  • Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated
Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

A statement by the US -led task force that is fighting the Islamic State stressed that it was taken under rules of engagement permitting the "collective self-defense" of its Syrian partners. "This is what they have to show for 30 years of missile development?" This month, an American F-15E shot down an Iranian-made drone after it attacked America...

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  • Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba
Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

Although Trump kept in place many important Obama-era elements, such as reestablishing diplomatic relations, reopening embassies and rescinding the wet foot/dry foot policy, he did bar most US business dealings with companies controlled or owned by the Cuban military , made it clear USA travelers to Cuba would be closely monitored to make sure t...

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